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IU basketball’s Trayce Jackson-Davis named first team All-Big Ten, third team All-American

Indiana sophomore forward Trayce Jackson-Davis was named first team All-Big Ten on Tuesday afternoon by the league’s media and second team by the coaches.

He is the first Indiana player to achieve that honor since Yogi Ferrell in 2016.

The Greenwood, Ind. native and former Mr. Indiana Basketball (2019) at Center Grove High School is fourth in the Big Ten in scoring (19.1), second in rebounding (9.0), fifth in field goal percentage (51.5) and blocked shots (1.4) and is third in minutes played (34.2). In league games only, he finished third in scoring (18.4), second in rebounding (9.2), fourth in field goal percentage (50.6) and minutes played blocked shots (1.4) and is third in minutes played (34.2).

He also is third in the nation in free throws made (147) and first in attempts (222). He also has had 10 double-doubles this season and 22 in his career. He also is the only Hoosier in the last 25 years to post three 25-point, 15 rebound games in his career (Nebraska, at Minnesota, at Florida State. He is a finalist for the Karl Malone Award given to the nation’s top power forward, and the Wooden Award.

Senior guard Aljami Durham is Indiana’s recipient of the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award. The Lilburn, Ga. product is a team captain who has started 96 games in his career amd now ranks 52nd on the school’s all-time scoring list with 1,026 points.

No other IU players received All-Big Ten recognition.

MORE HONORS FOR JACKSON-DAVIS ON TUESDAY

Jackson-Davis received more recognition on Tuesday prior to the Big Ten announcement.

He was also named first team All-Big Ten by the Associated Press, and The Sporting News named him third team All-American.

Jackson-Davis is also the first IU All-American since Ferrell and the 46th player in IU history to be named an All-American. Fourteen of those players were selected in multiple years and Don Schlundt, Kent Benson and Calbert Cheaney are the only former Hoosiers to be named All-Americans in three seasons.

Jackson-Davis was one of five Big Ten players to receive All-American honors.  Illinois’ Ayo Dosunmu and Iowa’s Luka Garza were named to the first team, while Illinois’ Kofi Cockburn and Hunter Dickinson of Michigan were named to the second team.

COMPLETE ALL-BIG TEN SUMMARY

2020-21 All-Big Ten Men’s Basketball Team
As selected by Big Ten coaches

FIRST TEAM
Kofi Cockburn, Illinois
AYO DOSUNMU, ILLINOIS
LUKA GARZA, IOWA
E.J. Liddell, Ohio State
Trevion Williams, Purdue

SECOND TEAM
Trayce Jackson-Davis, Indiana
Joe Wieskamp, Iowa
Hunter Dickinson, Michigan
Isaiah Livers, Michigan
Franz Wagner, Michigan

THIRD TEAM
Marcus Carr, Minnesota
Aaron Henry, Michigan State
Duane Washington Jr., Ohio State
Ron Harper Jr., Rutgers
D’Mitrik Trice, Wisconsin

HONORABLE MENTION
Trent Frazier, Illinois
Jordan Bohannon, Iowa
Eric Ayala, Maryland
Aaron Wiggins, Maryland
Geo Baker, Rutgers

ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM
Andre Curbelo, Illinois
Keegan Murray, Iowa
Hunter Dickinson, Michigan
Zach Edey, Purdue
Jaden Ivey, Purdue

ALL-DEFENSIVE TEAM
Trent Frazier, Illinois
Darryl Morsell, Maryland
Aaron Henry, Michigan State
Jamari Wheeler, Penn State
Myles Johnson, Rutgers

PLAYER OF THE YEAR:
Luka Garza, Iowa

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR:
Darryl Morsell, Maryland

FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR:
Hunter Dickinson, Michigan

SIXTH MAN OF THE YEAR:
Andre Curbelo, Illinois

COACH OF THE YEAR:
Juwan Howard, Michigan

UNANIMOUS SELECTIONS IN ALL CAPS

2020-21 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award Honorees

Trent Frazier, Illinois; Aljami Durham, Indiana; CJ Fredrick, Iowa; Darryl Morsell, Maryland; Austin Davis, Michigan; Joshua Langford, Michigan State; Gabe Kalscheur, Minnesota; Thorir Thorbjarnarson, Nebraska; Ryan Greer, Northwestern; Kyle Young, Ohio State; John Harrar, Penn State; Sasha Stefanovic, Purdue; Paul Mulcahy, Rutgers; Carter Higginbottom, Wisconsin.

2020-21 All-Big Ten Men’s Basketball Team
As selected by Media Voting Panel

FIRST TEAM
Kofi Cockburn, Illinois
AYO DOSUNMU, ILLINOIS
Trayce Jackson-Davis, Indiana
LUKA GARZA, IOWA
Hunter Dickinson, Michigan

SECOND TEAM
Joe Wieskamp, Iowa
Isaiah Livers, Michigan
Marcus Carr, Minnesota
E.J. Liddell, Ohio State
Trevion Williams, Purdue

THIRD TEAM
Franz Wagner, Michigan
Aaron Henry, Michigan State
Duane Washington Jr., Ohio State
Ron Harper Jr., Rutgers
D’Mitrik Trice, Wisconsin

HONORABLE MENTION
Trent Frazier, Illinois
Jordan Bohannon, Iowa
CJ Fredrick, Iowa
Eric Ayala, Maryland
Darryl Morsell, Maryland
Aaron Wiggins, Maryland
Teddy Allen, Nebraska
John Harrar, Penn State
Myreon Jones, Penn State
Myles Johnson, Rutgers
Jacob Young, Rutgers

PLAYER OF THE YEAR:
Luka Garza, Iowa

FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR:
Hunter Dickinson, Michigan

COACH OF THE YEAR:
Juwan Howard, Michigan

Unanimous selections IN ALL CAPS


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